NLSIU Bengaluru, Law and Tech Society.
Speech by Carl Malamud at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) in Bengaluru, India on August 9th. The speech was organized and hosted by the Law and Technology Society (http://nlslaw.tech/ ).
In this lecture, Carl Malamud will discuss efforts to make government and non-government information more broadly available, efforts that are part of a global movement to make access to knowledge a reality for all. He’ll discuss his own work in India and the United States to make government information, such as technical standards and laws, more available and will discuss the different treatment of “edicts of government” under the U.S. and India copyright acts and constitutions. He will then discusss efforts to make other important information, such as scientific journal articles available, and the status of the teaching exemption under Indian law, as well as efforts to make “works of government” available to the public. In addition to discussing the law, Carl will discuss how individuals can help change the way our government work, drawing on the lessons of Satyagraha from Gandhiji and from diverse examples of civil resistance throughout the world, such as the efforts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the United States.
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